KIKU-8

Launch Details
Launched 17 December 2006
Flight ended
Status Non-operational
Launch site Tanegashima Space Center, Japan
Owner Japan
NORAD ID 29656
COSPAR ID 2006-059A
Alternative names ETS-VIII
KIKU NO. 8
ENGINEERING TEST SATELLITE VIII
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Current orbital elements

Inclination 8.535°
Eccentricity 0.00041
RA ascending node 3.363 hr
Argument perihelion 261.731°
Mean anomaly 274.421°
Orbital period 1454.410 min
Epoch of osculation 18 Jan 2022, 08:04

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Derived Quantities

Min Altitude 36133.8 km
Mean Altitude 36151.4 km
Peak Altitude 36169.1 km

Orbital History

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H-2A R/B

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39.04°N
77.49°W
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